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warn elderly citizens about
the dangers of loan fraud.
Elder Consumer Protection
Fellow Nick Cox will speak
about how to avoid being vic-
timized by loan scams at 11
a.m. at the Lottie Raulerson
Senior Center, 1019 W. South
Park St. in Okeechobee.
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Hurricane preparedness: Pharmacies power up


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Local pharmacy, Okeechobee Discount Drugs store owner and pharmacist, Steve Nel-
son, purchased this massive power system after last year's busy hurricane system to
ensure smooth operation of the entire drug store.

Pharmacies warn citizens to prepare


By D. Hamilton
Okeechobee News
Local residents who
endured last year's hurricanes
will remember some of the dif-
ficulties they faced in obtain-
ing their necessary prescrip-
tion medications. Area
pharmacists who dealt with
filling those prescriptions
faced the same difficulties,
only at the other end of the
spectrum.
Many local pharmacists felt
as though their, 'hands were
tied' in gaining permission
from insurance companies to
refill prescriptions in advance.
Tom Benbon, pharmacist at
the Medicine Shoppe stated,
"Many of the insurance com-
panies that we dealt with were
out of state somewhere in the
midwest. They had no idea of
what we were up against. It
was only after the storms
when the government gave
the go ahead to fill advance
prescriptions for evacuated
residents that we would be
able to get the approval." Mr.
Benbon suggests that resi-
dents plan ahead with regards
to refilling medications, espe-


cially those 'maintenance
medications' which are filled
on a regular basis. "If it is too
soon to refill prescriptions and
residents are evacuated, take
your bottles with you and refill
them when you arrive at a safe
place," Benbon said. He con-
tinued to say that the Medicine
Shoppe pharmacy is equipped
with a generator which allows
them to remain open even if
the surrounding area is with-
out power.
Another local pharmacy,
Okeechobee Discount Drugs,
also encountered many prob-
lems when filling prescriptions
for evacuated residents but
remained open to meet the
needs of the local community.
Pharmacist and owner of
Okeechobee Discount Drugs,
Steve Nelson; Okeechobee
resident for more than 30 years
and business owner for more
than 22 years said, "We are a
community based store. We
are well equipped with
enough supplies to last several
weeks in the event of a hurri-
cane. We also have our own
power standby system pur-
chased after last year's hurri-


canes which will power the
entire operations of the store."
Mr. Nelson advises resi-
dents, "to take a look at all
medications and gain permis-
sion from insurance compa-
nies to have medications
refilled in advance in the event
of evacuations due to a
storm." Continuing he said,
"Have at least a 2-3 week sup-
ply of any medications, oxy-
gen, diabetic supplies and
insulin, over the counter
drugs, and other medical
necessities ready." .
The pharmacy also main-
tains a list of contacts of cus-
tomers' physicians to obtain
refills of prescriptions for resi-
dents who were evacuated
during last year's storms. Mr.
Nelson also stated, "We have a
regular delivery service and
during last year's storms, we
went to the hurricane shelters
where we knew our cus-
tomers needed our service and
delivered their medications to
them at the shelters. We want
to make sure that every person
who is in need is able to get
their medications regardless of
hurricanes and evacuations."


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mortgages for very low and low-
income applicants.
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loan, call (863) 763-3345 to reserve
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elderly about loan fraud
GULFPORT Stetson Uni- Office, Cox has worked closely
versity College of Law's Elder with state and federal agencies to
Consumer Protection Program educate citizens and law
will present a free seminar July enforcement personnel on con-
20 in Okeechobee to warn elder- summer fraud issues.
ly citizens about the dangers of The Elder Consumer Protec-
loan fraud. tion Program presents programs
Elder Consumer Protection around Florida about different
Fellow Nick Cox will speak about frauds and scams.
how to avoid being victimized by Funding for the program was
loan scams at 11 a.m. at the Lottie provided in part by the U.S.
Raulerson Senior Center, 1019W. Administration on Aging, and the
South Park St. in Okeechobee. presentations are part of Stet-
"Elder consumers need to son's work under a federal grant
learn more about various scams to educate the elderly on con-
and how to protect themselves summer fraud prevention. Stetson,
from being victims of a scam," a national leader in the field of
said Rebecca Morgan, head of the elder law, has partnered with the
program and Stetson's Boston Florida Attorney General's
Asset Management Faculty Chair Office, AARP and the legal comn-
in Elder Law. "Good advice to munity to increase public aware-
always remember is 'if it sounds ness of consumer fraud against
too good to be true, it probably is." senior citizens.
With experience in both the For information, call Stetson's
Office of the Florida Attorney Consumer Protection Program
General and the State Attorney's at (727) 562-7800 ext. 7235.


Glades County Round-Up


Lions Club
slates meetings
The Moore Haven Lions Club
has begun its summer schedule.
The next two meetings will be
Tuesday, July 12 and Tuesday,
Aug. 9. Thereafter, in September,
the regular schedule of meetings
on the second and fourth Tuesday
of each month will resume. All
.meetings will have dinner and
take place at the American Legion
Hall in Moore Haven starting at
5:30 p.m. For questions, please
contact Kirby Sullivan at (863)
946-2556.

Economic Council
schedules meetings
The Glades County Economic
Development Council normally
meets the first Monday of the
month at 6:15 p.m. in the confer-
ence room at Glades Electric
Cooperative. If you are not a
member, please contact the EDC
about joining. If you are a mem-
ber, please plan to attend the
meetings. As the Main Street
effort, and other initiatives move
forward, we will need a host of
knowledgeable volunteers to
serve on various committees and
we encourage your participation.

Flea Market to
offer free spaces
Moore Haven flea market will
re-open and will be offering their
spaces for free to sell your stuff.
For more information, call (863)
227-6173 or (863) 946-0037 ask
for Ricardo.

Free services
to help elders
Insurance counseling with a
trained SHINE (Seniors Helping
with Insurance Needs of Elders)
counselor is available every
Wednesday morning free of
charge at Nobles Center and in
Moore Haven at Senior Connec-
tions offices. Call 675-1446 to
make an appointment.

Post disaster help
for older adults
Disaster funds are still avail-
able to help older adults living in


Hendry and Glades Counties who
continue to need assistance with
such issues as roof repair, debris
removal, insurance deductibles,
appliance repair or replacement,
chore work, etc. Elders in need of
help due to the hurricanes of last
summer can speak with a special-
ly trained outreach worker in
Clewiston (863) 983-7088 Mon-
day Friday.

Exercise classes
are available
Nobles Senior Center exercise
classes meet M-W-F at 9 a.m.
Come and join this lively group
for better health.

School district
offers GED classes
The Glades County School Dis-
trict is offering GED prep classes
at Moore Haven High School
(room 26-003) for adults who
wish to obtain their GED. Classes
are on Tuesday and Thursday
nights from 6-8 p.m. You may reg-
ister the night of the classes. If you
have any questions you may call
Scott Bass at (863) 946-0202 ext.
13.

GAL program
needs volunteers
The Guardian Ad Litem (GAL)
Program needs volunteers to rep-
resent the best interests of
abused, abandoned and neglect-
ed children before the court,
social service agencies and the
community. No special educa-
tional degree is required.
Guardians need to be someone
with common sense, good judg-
ment and a commitment to help-
ing a child. Attendance at three
training sessions held in Fort
Myers is required. Please contact
Kelie Hedrick at: (239) 461-4360
or (800) 269-6210 for more infor-
mation, and to reserve your space
for training.

American Legion
now having bingo
Moore Haven American
Legion Post 299 is now having
bingo, Saturday nights at 6 p.m.
Hamburgers, drinks and dessert
will be provided at a minimal
cost.


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Help stop
the violence
The Hendry and Glades
Domestic and Sexual Violence
Council's mission is to increase
community awareness about
domestic and sexual violence and
victim safety by providing servic-
es, referrals and education relat-
ing to the affects of domestic/sex-
ual violence in our community.
The meetings rotate between
LaBelle, Clewiston and Moore
Haven. To get involved in the
council or for information about
meeting dates and times, please
call Abuse Council and Treat-
ment, Inc.'s Rural Extension
(REACT): (863) 674-1811 8:30
a.m.-5 p.m. to speak with an
advocate.

Moose Lodge
slates activities
The lodge is located on U.S. 78
W. in Buckhead Ridge. Regular
bingo is played Tuesdays, at 12:30
p.m. Lunch is available each day.
Members and qualified guests
may play. Wednesday feature an
Italian dinner or alternate entree
from 5 until 7:15 p.m. and Satur-
day's dinner is from 5 until 7:15
p.m. Music for dancing starts at
7:30 p.m. Call the lodge to see
who is playing. Sunday morning
breakfast is served from 8-10:15
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Demeter

earns her

doctorate
Dr. Jamie Demeter is the daugh-
ter of David and Judy Demeter. She
graduated from
Okeechobee
High School in
1999 and
earned her
associate in arts
degree from
Indian River
Community
College in 2001.
She then Dr. Jamie Lee
enrolled in Demeter
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eastern Univer-
sity and was accepted into Nova's
College of Pharmacy. She graduat-
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OPINION


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opinion line. Call and express your opinion or ask question
about public issues. You are not required to leave your name.
While we want you to speak out freely, the newspaper reserves
the right to edit calls for clarity, brevity, relevance and fairness.
To speak out call (863)467-2033, fax (863)763-5901 or e-mail:
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Okeechobee News, P.O. Box 639, Okeechobee, Fla. 34973.
Mean doctor
I am calling because my son was seen by a pediatrician today
and I was wondering when doctors became allowed to treat their
patients so horribly. I was very disappointed in the treatment we
received today. It seemed like most of the doctors and people there
were very nice except for this one doctor who wasn't nice at all to
my son and I would never allow my son to see that doctor again.

Old coins
Does anyone know where we can take old coins? I have some
rare old coins but I don't know where to go to find out how much
they are worth.

Gas prices
This is about gas prices. At the first mention of a hurricane, the
price of gas jumped. I saw one station that went up 15 cents in one
day. How is that legal? How can they get away with that? It doesn't
seem fair. Here you have to leave town, you have to evacuate and
there going to rip you off on your way out of town. Something has
to be done about this, this is totally unfair. (Editor's note: The
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has a price-
gouging hotline. Every complaint is investigated by the Depart-
ment. Citizens are asked to call 1-800-HELPFLA (1-800-435-7352)
with any reports of price-gouging.)

Stay in the boat
About a year ago, folks were talking about some kind of big
monster in Lake Okeechobee. Now we find out that bull sharks
have been found in the lake, as bull sharks can live in fresh water
and do go into rivers and lakes. Since manatees go in and out of
the locks, there is no reason that sharks can't do it too. So may be
the 'monster' was a shark! The moral of this story: Don't get out of
the boat!

Speeding children
This is a plea to the Okeechobee Sheriff's Office to start
patrolling Dixie Ranch Acres for the children speeding on four
wheelers, before one of these children runs out in front of a vehicle
and gets killed.

Canals need spraying
Can someone find out a number so they can contact the Corp
of Engineers so we can get them to spray the canals in Treasure
Island? The county commissioners' office doesn't know a thing,
even though there was money set aside for these canals.

Dumped dog
To the person who dumped the Cur pup on S.E. Eighth Street.
Animal control picked this pup up and it was fed, but never adopt-
ed. Someone else probably cried a lot more than you did at the loss
of this pup. If you didn't want the responsibility of a dog, why did
you get one in the first place?

ATVs
I am becoming increasingly concerned about the children in
the Lazy 7 area on the 4-wheelers and ATVs. They ride without hel-
mets, which is against the law for anyone under the age of 16. They
also ride in the street, which is against the law period. I see them
going up on two wheels on purpose, doing all kinds of silly stunts.
Someone is going to be injured or killed. The parents don't seem to
care enough to even make them wear helmets. The police need to
do something about it.

Good coverage
Just called to say thank you for the coverage of the Tour De
France and hope you keep up the good work.

New cable company
I was wondering since the cable company Comcast is taking
over, will channel 13 be back on the air again?

Think about the pay scale
I am calling in about the teacher contracts that are being post-
poned. I would like to make a comment, negotiator. The School
Board should worry more about paying teachers that have been
here 10-years or more and starting their pay higher, than starting
new teachers out at $30,700 which is more than what some peo-
ple that have been for years are making now.

Civil Air Patrol
I saw in the paper that they are starting a Civil Air Patrol Unit in
Okeechobee again. We already have two military programs for our
young people here. We have the Navy Sea Cadet program, which
is an outstanding program that has taken top honors in the nation
many times. We also have Army R.O.T.C. at the high school. Teens
in both of those programs receive high school credit. Since we
already have Army and Navy here, I don't have a problem with Air
Force being here too, but I wonder just how many kids are that
interested in military service. Are there really enough Okeechobee
County teenagers who are interested in military service to warrant
three different kinds of military service youth programs?






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Looking back ...
The Hargraves family has been a prominent part of Okee-
chobee community for several generations. Pictured
here are, standing: Purnel, Charles, Bill, Edgar (1910-
1978) and Carole. Sitting are: Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Har-
graves. Mr. Hargraves served as supervisor of registra-
tion for many years. This photo also appears in the book
"Strolling Down Country Roads" by Twila Valentine and
Betty Chandler Williamson.



Upcoming Events


Monday
VFW #10539 Ladies Auxiliary lunch and bingo will start at noon at the
Post, 3912 U.S. 441 S.E. Auxiliary members and their guests are invited.
Please R.S.V.P. to (863) 763-2308.
Okeechobee Senior Singers meet at 9 a.m. at the Okeechobee Presby-
terian Church, 312 North Parrott Ave. Everyone who enjoys singing is
invited. For information or to schedule an appearance for your organiza-
tion or group, contact Patsy Black at (863) 467-7068.
The Genealogical Society of Okeechobee will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the
Okeechobee County Public Library, 206 S.W. 16th St. This meeting is
open to anyone interested in tracing their ancestry. The annual member-
ship is $10 per person, and $12 for a family. For information, call Eve at
(863) 467-2674; or, visit their web site at http://www.rootsweb.com/-flgso.

Tuesday
Alanon meeting will be held at the Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third
St., at 8 p.m.
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the
Hospice Building, 411 S.E. Fourth St., in Okeechobee. Everyone is wel-
come. For information, contact Enid Boutrin at (863) 467-2321.
Family History Center meets from noon until 3 p.m. at the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St. Anyone interested in
finding who your ancestors are.is welcome to attend.There is Census, IGI
(International Genealogical Index), Social Security Death Index and mili-
tary information available. For information, call (863) 763-6510 or (863)
467-5261.
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets at noon at the Golden Corral
Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. All Rotarians and the public are invited.
For information, contact Bill Bartlett at (863) 467-4663.
The Widow and Widowers Support Group meets at 8:30 a.m. at the
Clock Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave. for breakfast. For information, call
(863) 357-0297.
The Gathering Church Overcomers Group meets at 7:30 p.m. in the
fellowship hall at 1735 S.W. 24th Ave. This is a men's only meeting. For
information, call Earl at (863) 763-0139.
Bible study at the Living Word of Faith Church, 1902 S. Parrott Ave., at 7
p.m. Informal and informative discussions bring many Bible truths to life.
Everyone is invited.
Bipolar Bears meet at 11 a.m. at Welcome House, 1925 U.S. 441 S.E.,
which is located next to the driver's license office. It is a self-help group
that offers support and education for people who have been diagnosed
with clinical depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder
or dual diagnosis. For information, call (863) 467-1026.

Wednesday
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, 200
N.W. Third St. It's an open meeting.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 701
S.W. Sixth St. It will be a closed discussion.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meet in the New Horizon building, 1600
S.W. Second Ave., from 6:30 until 7:30 i.m. For information, call (863)
763-1191.
Lakeside Cruise'n Car Show will meet from 7 until 9 p.m. in the Wal-
Mart parking lot in front of the Garden Center. Just stop by to show a car
you may have, or check out the cars and visit with the car owners while
you listen to the great oldies music.
The American Cancer Society meets at 7 p.m. at the Raulerson Hospi-
tal, 1796 U.S. 441 N., in the north dining room. The meetings are spon-
sored by the American Cancer Society and are facilitated by their medical
advisor Dr. Heller. For information, call 1-800-224-6844.
Community Country Gospel will meet at 7 p.m. at the church next to
Douglas Clinic on North Park St. Any individual or group that enjoys old
time gospel music is invited to participate. For information, contact Randy
or Larese Maycumber at (863) 467-0359.

Thursday
Diabetes Support Group meets at 2 p.m. in the cafeteria at Raulerson
Hospital, 1796 U.S. 441 N. For information, contact Wanda Hass at (863)
824-2780.
Tantie Quilters meets every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the His-
torical Society Museum on U.S. 98 N. For information call Margaret Smith
at (863) 467-8020, or Janet Rinaldo at (863) 467-0183.
Family History Center meets from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St. Anyone interested in finding
who your ancestors are is welcome to attend. There is Census, IGI (Inter-
national Genealogical Index), Social Security Death Index and military
information available. For information, call (863) 763-6510 or (863) 467-
5261.
Prayer Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Community Center located at 412
N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. at the fellowship
hall at 412 N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
ABWAWomen of Tomorrow Chapter meets from noon until 1 p.m. at the
Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. The cost is $6.20 plus tip
for lunch. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. For information, call
Bonnie Kinchen at (863) 467-7100.
Travlin' Sams members of the Okeechobee Chapter of Good Sams meet
on the second Friday of each month, with early birds on Thursdays. Call
Joan at (863) 876-4596 or Jeanne at (863) 824-0984, for the next camp-
ing site.
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will meet from noon until 1 p.m. at Village
Square Restaurant, 301 W. South Park St. All Kiwanis and the public are
welcome. For information, contact Ray Worley at (863) 467-0985.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 47 will meet from 5 until 6:30 p.m. at the
United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. Please join us or ask
questions. Call Doris at (863) 467-5206, or Hazel at (863) 763-4923 for
information.
Okeechobee County Blood Bank, 300 N.W. Fifth St., is open for blood
donations from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. For information, call (863) 467-9360.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin Memorial, 407 N.W. Second
Ave. Everyone is invited. For information, call Mike Fletcher at (863) 357-
6257.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly support groups for women who
are, or have been, affected by domestic violence and abusive relation-
ships. The support groups are held every Thursday at 6 p.m. For informa-
tion call (863) 763-2893, or call Shirlean Graham or Irene Luck at (863)
763-2893 or (863) 763-0202.
The Social Security Administration Office is open from 9 a.m. until
noon and representatives will be at the One Stop Center, 123 S.W. Park
St., in Okeechobee.
Free Adult Basic Education/GED and English as a second language
classes are available at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 701 S.W. Sixth
St., from 7 until 9 p.m.
Ongoing Caregiver Support GroupHospice of Okeechobee and the
Area Agency on Aging sponsor a caregiver support group every Thursday
at 2 p.m. Any one who is caring for and ill family member is welcome to
join us.The group is facilitated by social workers and provides an opportu-
nity for caregivers to give one another support, information and ideas.
The meetings are held at Hospice at 411 S.E. Fourth St. For information,
call (863) 467-2321.
Lake Okeechobee Airboat Association will meet at the home of Diane
and Julian Samborski, 8089 N.E. 12th St., at 7 p.m. For information, call
(863) 357-7954.


scored by Xi Nu Sigma, the Avon'Park Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi,
is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1, at Donaldson Park in Avon
Park. Proceeds from this fundraiser are used throughout the
year for community projects. Past proceeds have been used to
purchase canned goods and blankets for the Sun Room, Avon
Park Church Service Center, scholarships and donations to the
juvenile diabetes fund. Vendor applications are now being
accepted. Contact Linda Dalke, 1608 Booth Drive, in Sebring;
or, call Lynn Cloud at (863) 382-4487 or (863) 381-5680.

Headstart now accepting applications
The Economic Opportunities Council Headstart is accepting
applications for the 2005/06 school year. Children turning 3 on
or before Sept. 1, but not yet eligible for kindergarten, may
apply at Northside Headstart, 1798 N.W Ninth Ave. For appoint-
ments, call Sheryl Heater at (863) 357-8677 or Antonia Nunez at
(863) 357-2242. Headstart opens as early as 7 a.m. Qualifying
children may stay as late as 5:30 p.m.


Community Events

Fellowship Church hosts Bible school
The Believers Fellowship Church, 300 S.W. Sixth Ave., will
host vacation Bible school July 11-15. This year's theme is Club
VBS Beach Blast for grades K through high school. The hours
are from 6 until 8:30 p.m. every evening. There will be a kick off
and pre-registration on Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. until noon
with games, prizes and refreshments. Saturday, July 16, will be
a pool party with refreshments for all participants from 10 a.m.
until 1 p.m. at the church. The awards ceremony and the clos-
ing program will be held Sunday, July 17, at 11 a.m. by the chil-
dren. For information or transportation call (863) 763-2983, or
(863) 467-6654 after 4 p.m.

Free nutrition clinic offered
Dr. Edward Douglas will host a free contact reflex analysis
and designed clinical nutrition class at Douglas Health Center,
916 W.N. Park St., on July 11, Aug. 8 and Sept. 12, at 5:30 p.m.
For information, call (863) 763-4320.

Children's council meeting changed
The regular monthly meeting for the Children's Services
Council has been scheduled for Monday, July 11, at 5 p.m. in
the conference room of the Okeechobee County School Board
Office, 700 S.W. Second Ave.

Big Lake Genealogy Society to meet
The Big Lake Genealogy Society will meet Tuesday, July 12,
at the Okeechobee County Public Library, 206 S.W. 16th St., at 7
p.m. Anyone interested in tracing their family history is encour-
aged to attend. Membership is $15 annually. Visitors are wel-
come. For information, call (863) 467-2036.

'His Story' planning meeting slated
"His Story", an enactment of the life of Jesus, is in the plan-
ning stages for 2005. The next planning meeting will be Tues-
day, July 12, at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. All committee mem-
bers and any interested parties are asked to attend, as important
decisions need to be made.

Cultural Arts Committee to meet
The Cultural Arts Committee will meet on July 14, at 4:30
p.m. at the Main Street office which is located on the corner of
N.E. Second St. and N.E. Second Ave. For information, call Lon-
nie Kirsch (863) 462-5000 ext. 256.

Church offering 12-step program
Resurrection Life Church, 1803 S.W Third Ave., will be con-
ducting a Christ centered 12-step program called "Stepping into
Freedom". This study applies to any life controlling problem
that masters a person's life. The program will be for men and
will start Friday, July 15, and meet on Friday evenings at 7 p.m.
for 12 weeks. These classes are free but workbooks will be
available for purchase. For information and to register, call
(863) 763-7770.

BHR Christian Church plans Bible school
The Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Road, will
host vacation Bible school July 18-22 from 9 until 11:30 a.m.
daily. Children from kindergarten to high school are invited to
join an exciting and fun time of games, crafts, music and Bible
lessons. Kids will learn all about prayer as they participate in the
Kingdom of the Son-Prayer Safari. There is no charge for this
free adventure into God's word. Beginning July 5, parents can
register their children by calling the church office at (863) 357-
6500 from 9 a.m. until noon.

Church plans vacation Bible school
Peace Lutheran Church, 750 N.W. 23rd Lane, presents Cele-
bration Park, which is this year's theme for vacation Bible
school to be held July 18-22 from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. The
school is for ages preschool through fifth grade. Call the church
office at (863) 763-5042 to pre-register of for information.

Summer Camps in Avon Park
This month Lake Denton Camp in Avon Park is offering sum-
mer camps July 17-22 fro the sixth through eighth grades and
July 24-28 for second through fifth grades. The applications
need to be in very soon. Call Pam (863) 453-3627 or (863) 634-
9280 for an application or to check on dates available year
round for camp rental for your church, family reunion or com-
pany outing. Their website is lakedentoncamp.org

Elder Consumer Protection program
Stetson University College of Law's Elder Consumer Protec-'
tion Program will present a free seminar July 20 in Okeechobee
to warn elderly citizens about the dangers of loan fraud. Elder
Consumer Protection Fellow Nick Cox will speak about how to
avoid being victimized by loan scams at 11 a.m. at the Lottie
Raulerson Senior Center, 1019 W. South Park St. in Okee-
chobee.

Church of Christ hosting Bible school
The Okeechobee Church of Christ, 1401 S. Parrott Ave., will
host vacation Bible school July 25-29. The theme will be all
things bright and beautiful, and classes will be provided for
adults down to the smallest child. The hours are 7 until 8:30
p.m. each evening.

Free Memory Loss Screenings
Alzheimer's Association will host free memory loss screen-
ings at the Visiting Nurse Association, 208 S.E. Park St. on July
29, Sept. 16 and Nov. 4. Appointments are required, call Donna
(800) 861-7826 for appointment. Screenings are for anyone
(any age) concerned about memory loss. Screening done by
nurse or social worker from St. Mary's Memory Disorder Cen-
ter.

Dates for fall bazaar announced
The annual Fall Bazaar Arts and Crafts Show and Sale spon-






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attorney's office.



Community Events

History Center closes for summer
The Okeechobee Family History Center of The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St., will be closed from
May 2 until Aug. 31. They will reopen on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from
11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The center will also be open Friday, Sept. 9,
from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. It will then be open every Wednesday
and Friday. Please call ahead one day to reserve any specific
equipment you may need. For information during working hours
call (863) 763-6510. During hours the center is closed call (863)
467-5261; or (863) 357-7711.

Civil Air Patrol is forming
The United States Air Force Auxiliary is forming a Civil Air
Patrol unit in Okeechobee, and senior members and cadets are
being recruited. Youths between the ages of 12 and 18 are eligible.
Senior members are needed to administer the unit and provide
supervision for the cadets. The three main missions of the Civil Air
Patrol are emergency services, aerospace education and cadet
programs. Senior members and cadets work side by side to
accomplish these missions. If you are interested in becoming a
cadet or senior member, contact Gene O'Neill at the Okeechobee
Emergency Operations Center, (863) 763-3212.

Grace Christian Schools seek help
Grace Christian Schools need the help of the community and
are seeking tax deductible donations to help rebuild their play-
ground that was damaged during the hurricanes. For more infor-
mation, call Grace Christian Schools at (863) 763-3072.

Red Cross needs instructors
Have you saved a life today? Volunteer as an American Red
Cross Instructor and teach others the skills they need to save lives.
You can help the American Red Cross reach people in your com-
munity with lifesaving training, including CPR, First Aid, Automat-
ed External Defibrillation, and HIV/AIDS Prevention. Contact the
Okeechobee Branch of the American Red Cross at (863) 763-2488
to find out more.



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By Doug Caldwell and Dan
Culbert
Extension Horticulture Agents
Last summer I wrote about a
wonderful shrub for our Florida
Yards snowbush. One of the
nice things I suggested about this
plant is that it is relatively pest free.
Well it appears that yours truly will
have to start eating crow this week
- an insect population explosion
is taking the snowbush out to
lunch.
,Reports are coming in from all
over South Florida that snowbush
are getting chewed up. The critter
responsible for this munching
march has been identified by Uni-
versity of Florida Entomologist Lyle
Buss as the snowbush spanworm,
the subject of this week's column.
A few weeks ago I was asked to
make a presentation to the Martin
County Master Gardeners, and
after it was over, they cornered me
with a pile of gardening problems
they could not solve. Most were
fairly easy, but one of their resi-
dents brought in a branch from a
snowbush that was getting all
chewed up.
It was covered with caterpillars
measuring about an inch in length,
and was basically lemon yellow in
color, with black bands and white
spots. The head and tail segments
were orange-red in color. And if
you watched as it moved across
the remaining snowbush leaves, it
crawled .like an inchworm. This
habit of movement put it in a group
of moths called the spanworms.
The caterpillar is the larva of the
white-tipped black moth,
Melanchroia chephise. According
to entomologists it is a common
and sometimes abundant day fly-
ing moth, found throughout Flori-


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da in every month of the year.
When about an inch long, the
larva is full-grown and ready to
change into a pupa. In the land-
scape, the caterpillar drops to the
soil and forms a half inch long
brown-colored pointy bug in a
case. I watched several captive
caterpillars in a jar go through
these changes and emerged as
moths in about a week.
The adults are day flying, which
is unusual, as most moths are night
time navigators. The moths have a
wing span that is a little over one
inch and have a striking velvety
appearance, with dark navy-blue to
black wings. Wings are without any
markings except for white margin-
ed tips on each of the four wings.
The middle body of the moth (the
thorax) is orange in color.
Besides snowbush, this cater-
pillar is known to eat several other
tropical and subtropical plants that
are not commonly found in our
local Florida Yards: Malay goose-
berry, white sapote and snow-on-
the-mountain.
Horticulture agents from Vero
Beach to Homestead have been in
touch with me and have reported
unusually high numbers of this
caterpillar this year. Collier County
Extension Agent Doug Caldwell
reports that they are also found
along coastal southwest Florida.
And last week I heard from a
homeowner here in Okeechobee
that some spanworms had taken a
chunk out of his snowbushes here


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Maiden voyage
Rick Pettengill and Dave Farmer set sail from Lock 7 at
Lake Okeechobee on SS Saab's maiden voyage. The
1995 Saab convertible was engineered in Sweden and
sent to the U.S. where it languished for a few years until
Mr. Pettengill and Mr. Farmer bought it and spent the last
three years getting it shipshape. Their maiden voyage
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Close-up of Snowbush spanworm caterpillar.


on the Big Lake too. I've found sev-
eral references to this insect
appearing in both Texas and
throughout the Caribbean islands.
Speculation is that the large
numbers of this insect may have
some relationship to last year's hur-
ricanes or possibly due to this year's
unusually wet weather. It may also
be due to the increased popularity
of snowbushes in our Florida Yards.
Eventually their populations will
decline, and healthy snowbushes
will flush out a new set of their
beautiful pink and white leaves.
According to Doug Caldwell's
new fact sheet on this insect, if you
don't enjoy these hungry inch-
worms and pretty moths, Spin-
osadtm containing insecticide
products would be a choice that
would remove these .1i'.:,iii f .,
from the landscape. Similar prod-


ucts that contain Bacillus
thuringiensis will also work -
these are bacteria-based insecti-
cides, known by trade names such
as Dipeltm or Thuiricidetm. There
are also some natural parasitic
wasps that can come along and lay
an egg in the larva before they eat
all the leaves.
If you'd like the fact sheets on this
ii. ipiIi.l or the snowbush, stop by
our office. I've placed more informa-
tion on our Okeechobee web page,
http://okeechobee.ifas.ufl.edu. If
you need additional information on
snow bushes or spanworms, please
email us at okeechobee@ifas.ufl.edu
or call us at (863) 763-6469. Local resi-
dents can stop by our office at 458
Hwy 98 North in Okeechobee, and
visit our Okeechobee County Master
Gardeners from I until 5 p.m. on
Tuesday afternoons. Eat more crow!


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6 BUSINESS


Local man invents new style water jug


Staff photo/Audrey Blackwell
John Davis invented the EZ
Jug after tiring of spilling
water from the jug he was
using at work. As soon as he
secures a manufacturer, the
jug will be marketed.


By Audrey Blackwell
Okeechobee News
John Davis of Okeechobee got
fed up with spilling water every
time he changed the jug on his
water cooler. So he did what many
would like to do when something
doesn't work well he invented a
new one. A jug that he thinks will
solve the spillage problem.
He named his creation the EZ
Jug. It is touted as easy to use,
affordable, and great for a growing
market of consumers worldwide,
according to literature from Inven-
tion Technologies, Inc. in. Coral
Cables. The company advertises on
cable television as Invent Tech and
helps people with publicity and
public relations for their inventions.
"I thought there had to be a bet-
ter way to change water jugs and


did some brainstorming," Mr. Davis
said. I came up with an idea and
talked to my family. Then I called
Invent Tech and they are doing a
great job helping me," he said. He
looked at a couple of companies to
help him patent his idea, and he
said Invent Tech came across as a
legitimate business. There is a fee
for Invent Tech's services, which
depends on the services provided.
The jug isn't on the market yet,
but it will be once a manufacturer
is found and a contract signed.
Invent Tech is in the process of
seeking a manufacturer so the
invention can go out to a wide
range of markets. What is needed
is a manufacturer to license the
product. The jug will be available in
a variety of sizes and available for
private residences and businesses.
Perfecting the EZ Jug did not


take very long, according to Mr.
Davis.' He said he worked on it a
couple of times a week when he
had time and six months later he
was done. "It was not a difficult
process," he said.
Mr. Davis' wife of 20 years,
Theresa; son, Christofer; and, two
daughters, Septemberlyn and
Junae look forward to the jug's suc-
cess. So does Mr. Davis. But, would
he quit his day job if the EZ Jug
takes off? "Yes, I would, if it's suc-
cessful," he said with a little chuck-
le.
This is the first time Mr. Davis
has followed through with an
invention. He is a graduate of Terre-
bonne High School, Houma, La.
and formerly served in the Army.
He has been in Okeechobee for five
years. His wife was born and raised
here.


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Courtesy photo/Raulerson Hospital
Dr. Frank Nami, M.D. has joined the staff of Raulerson Hos-
pital in the department of surgery.


Raulerson Hospital


welcomes Dr. Nami


Hospital purchases new ultrasound equipment

Raulerson Hospital has
announced that it has purchased
new ultrasound equipment from .
Philips Medical Systems. The new '
system incorporates 3 and 4
Dimensional (3D & 4D) views of
the internal organs of the human
body. The Model iu22 ultrasound
incorporates the most advanced
technology available that stream-
lines ultrasound exams for ., .
patients and clinicians.
The new Philips system allows
us to acquire an extremely high |"
level of diagnostic information
and to see internal structures with
the highest level of clarity. We can
now provide answers to our :... .
patients more quickly, plus the ..
results from the ultrasound exam
often reduce and/or totally elimi-
nate the need for more invasive
procedures. ..
Raulerson Hospital is pleased '. ...
to be able to offer this important A
advancement in health care to its .
patients. Raulerson Hospital has.
been providing quality health care
services to the Okeechobee area
since 1979. '
since 1979. f Courtesy photo
For information, contact Ed
Nuzzello, R.T., radiology director, Raulerson Hospital purchases new ultrasound equipment from Philips Medical Systems.
at (863) 763-2151 or email The new system incorporates 3 and 4 Dimensional (3D & 4D) views of the internal organs of
Ed.Nuzzello@hcahealthcare.com. the human body.


Raulerson Hospital is excited
to announce that Dr. Frank Nami,
M.D. has joined our staff in the
department of surgery."
Dr. Nami is board certified in
general surgery. In addition, Dr.
Nami completed a one year fel-
lowship in minimally invasive sur-
gery and bariatric surgery.
Dr. Nami performs most of his
procedures using the laparoscop-
ic approach. In the area of
bariatric surgery, Dr. Nami per-
forms both the laparoscopic
Roux en Y gastric bypass and
laparoscopic adjustable gastric
banding. For information and to
schedule an appointment with Dr.


Nami, please call his office at
(863) 824-0210.
Raulerson Hospital is a 101
bed acute care hospital providing
a full range of medical and surgi-
cal services for both inpatient and
outpatient procedures. Raulerson
employs approximately 400 staff
members most being residents of
Okeechobee. We, at Raulerson,
strive to improve patient safety
through the use of best practices,
improved technology, and
increased patient involvement in
their healthcare. The staff and offi-
cers welcome Dr. Nami to the
Raulerson family.


Real estate associates to

pay individual MLS fee


The Okeechobee County
Board of Realtors stopped honor-
ing waivers for licensed real estate
sales people on July 1 and made it
mandatory that every licensed
real, estate associate in a Multiple
Listing Service (MLS) participat-
ing office pay for the MLS service.
Rob Willson, president of the
Okeechobee County Board of
Realtors (OCBR), said that partici-
pating members of the MLS in
local firms pay the fee and the fee
was lowered to $20 for OCBR
members. The fee is a $30 dis-


count given as a benefit of being
an OCBR member. Participants of
the MLS that are non-members of
OCBR pay a $50 monthly fee.
The rule change will help to
prevent those outside of the area
from gaining a competitive edge
over those in Okeechobee. Some
larger firms on the coasts try to
get information on the MLS when
not all of their people are mem-
bers.
"They should pay just like they
do locally," Mr. Willson said.


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814 N.E. Park St.
(863) 357-5900
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Phone: (863)763-7312
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1200 S. Parrott 763-2104
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Sports Briefs


0.C.R.A. hosts Dixie
state tourney
O.C.R.A. will host two divi-
sions of the 50th anniversary
Dixie Youth Baseball state tourna-
ment July 16-24 at the Okee-
chobee County Sports Complex.
The AAA division will play on
fields 3 & 4. Game times for the
Saturday and Sunday games are I
p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The Majors division will play on
fields 1 & 2 at the same times.
Business/restaurant owners are
advised that there will be 512
players and coaches, as well as
parents and fans in town for this
week of baseball. Admission is:
daily pass-$5; weekly pass-$20;
kids 12 and under admitted free.
Grid conditioning
program under way
. Summer conditioning sessions
have begun at Okeechobee High
School for the Brahman football
team.
The sessions will be from 4
until 6 p.m. on Mondays, Tues-
days, Thursdays and Fridays
throughout the summer. Anyone
intending to try out for the foot-
ball team in the fall should attend
these conditioning sessions.
For information, call the Brah-
man field house at (863) 462-5050
and leave a message and an assis-
tant coach will return the call.
OCRA football.
sign-ups planned
The Okeechobee Citizens
Recreation Association (OCRA)
will hold their fall football sign-
ups Aug. 6, 13 and 20 from 9 a.m.


until 2 p.m. at Teen Town, 305
N.W Second St.
Parents or guardians are
required to accompany athletes.
A copy of the athlete's birth certifi-
cate will also be required at regis-
tration.
OCRA football is not associat-
ed with Pop Warner football.
The regular OCRA monthly
meeting will take place July 7 at
7:30 p.m. at Teen Town. The pub-
lic is invited.

Youth football
sign ups planned
Sign-ups for the new Pop
Warner football league and cheer-
leading program will take place
July 16 at Teen Town from noon
until 4 p.m.
Parents must provide copies of
the child's birth certificate, their
most recent report card and a cur-
rent physical at registration. The
cost of registration will be $75.
For information contact James
Shockley at (863) 634-3482,
Albion Crowell at (863) 697-2576
or Kristen Barker at (863) 697-
6073.

YMS hosting
basketball camp
The next summer basketball
session at Yearling Middle School
will be July 11-15, from 8 a.m.
until 4 p.m. This session will be
for sixth- to eighth-grade students.
The cost for either camp will
be $40 per camper.
For information contact YMS at
(863) 462-5056.


Sheriff's office
hosts golf tourney
The Crime Prevention Unit of
the Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office will host the second annual
Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers
golf tournament on July 16 at the
Okeechobee Golf and Country
Club.
The cost is $50 per player or
$180 for a team of four. The event
will be a four-person, best-ball
scramble format, and will get
under way at 8 a.m. with a shot-
gun start.
Prizes will be awarded for first,
second and last place, closest to
the pin and longest drive.
Treasure Coast Harley David-
son will donate a Harley Davidson
motorcycle for a hole-in-one.
Lunch will be provided imme-
diately following the tournament.
Baptist church
hosts sports camp
The First Baptist Church, 310
S.W Fifth Ave., will host a sports
camp for children from Monday,
July 18, through Thursday, July
21.
The camp time will be from 6
until 8:30 p.m. each day.
Children entering grades one
through six are invited. There will
be games, drama, music, sports,
snacks and Bible stories.
For information, call (863) 467-
7625.
YMS to keep
gymnasium open
YMS will be offering open
gyms this summer.
On July 18, 20 and 22, they


gym will be open for girls volley-
ball from 3 until 5 p.m.; and, boys
basketball from 5 until 8 p.m.
There will also be an open
gym on July 18 for girls' basket-
ball from I until 3 p.m.
All students who are trying out
for teams next year or who partic-
ipate during open gyms need to
turn in a new physical.
For information contact YMS at
(863) 462-5056.

Team Trail
slate announced
The remaining tournament
dates for the Okee-Tantie Team
Trail bass tournaments are Aug.7,
Sept. 11 and Oct. 9.
The trail's classic will take
place on Nov. 19 and 20.
The tournaments will all be
held at Okee-Tantie Marina and
Campground. Registrations for
the memorial tourney and the
trail can be made at the Wanta-
Linga Motel or at the dock on the
day of the tournament.
For information, contact Larry
Crossman at (863) 763-1020.


Courtesy photo
Fulford pulls in hawg
Local angler and professional bass guide Randy Fulford
recently pulled in an 11.24 lb. hawg from Lake Placid. Ful-
ford has been a pro guide on Lake Okeechobee since 1988.
He has been fishing the lake since he was 6 years old.


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AIR CONDITIONING
Quality A/C & Heating
2800 S.W. 3rd Terr.
467-1545
10% OFF cost to repair any Central A/C

Okeechobee Air Conditioning
312 S.W. 2nd St.
763-8391
$50 OFF Service $100 OFF Unit Replacement
(Does not apply w/any other discount)

ALUMINUM GUTTERS
Barry's Seamless Aluminum
Rain Gutters
202 N.E. Greenbriar Ave.
Port St. Lucie, FL
877-878-9682
10% OFF any services

ART GALLERY
Absolutely Art Gallery
& Custom Framing
205 S.W. Park St.
.357-1199
10% OFF storewide

AUTO
E&E Automotive Clinic Inc.
3585 Hwy. 441 N.
763-2666
5% OFF on selected maintenance services
including tune-ups, oil services, etc.

BEAUTY SUPPLIES
Trading Post Indoor Shops
AVON
3100 Hwy 441 S.
Free gift with any purchase

COMPUTER PARTS
T&D Computer Parts
6690 S.E. 88th Trail
467-1107
4% Discount on purchases $1,000 & under
8% Discount on purchases over $1,000

COMPUTER REPAIR
Smith's Custom Computers
405 W. S. Park Street
763-3940
10% off Sales & Service
(excluding Internet Service)

DRY CLEANING
Porter's Dry Cleaners
1700 S. Parrott Ave.
467-1799
10% Discount

ELECTRIC
Big Lake Electric, Inc.
208 S.W. 7th Ave.
357-2744
10% Discount On All Servcie Repair Calls


FLIGHT TRAINING
Tradewinds Flight School, Inc.
2982 Aviation Way
Fort Pierce
561-460-7766
10% Flight Instruction, Air Craft Rental or Sight
Seeing Tours
Introductory flight $35 00. (Reg. S50)
f GROCERY
Crazy Mary's Bent-n-Dent
927 W.S. Park Street
763-5515
5% Off Purchase

Trading Post Indoor Shops
Dent & Bent
3100 Hwy 441 S.
5% Discount

GUTTER SYSTEMS
JT's Guttering Systems
1677 S.W. 8TH ST.
763-7704
5% Discount

FURNITURE
Paula's Furniture
413 S.W. Park St.
357-6700
10% Discount

HEALTH FOOD
Nature's Pantry
417 W.S. Park St.
467-1243
10% OFF all purchase

MASSAGE THERAPY
Marilyn's Massage Center
2303 S. Parrott Ave.
357-1116
Lic #MA0014122
10% OFF 1/2 hour

MIRRORS & VERTICALS
Unique Mirrors & Verticals
302 S.W. 2nd Ave.
467-7372
10% OFF

NURSERY & LANDSCAPING
Pelham Nursery
4333 Hwy. 441 S.E.
467-7415
10% OFF plants

PAWN SHOP
Elliotts Pawn Shop
419 W.S. Park St.
763-5553
10% OFF on all purchases


PHOTO DEVELOPING
Elliotts Quik Foto
& 1 Hour Film Developing
419 W.S. Park St.
763-5553
10% OFF film processing

PLUMBING
Lonnie Price Plumbing
4523 S.E. 30th St.
763-5959
10% Discount on Hourly Labor

PRESSURE CLEANING
Big Lake Pressure Cleaning
1111 N.W. 3rd Street
357-2773
10% OFF on all pressure cleaning and painting

RV & APPLIANCE SERVICE
McKenna's Appliance Repair
Mobile Service 357-1019
10% OFF first service call

STAINED GLASS
Tropical Stained Glass
2900 S.W. 3rd Terr.
467-6263
5% OFF any merchandise

TAX SERVICE
Jackson & Hewitt
Tax & Accounting Serv.
3391 Hwy. 441 South
467-1040
10% OFF tax preparation or 3rd month bookkeeping free

TAXI SERVICE
Bardon Taxi
467-0488
10% OFF Fares

WATER TREATMENT
Water Treatment Co.
315 S.W. Park St.
763-1313
50% OFF in store fill up of your
containers

Superior Water Works
917 W.S. Park St.
763-2636
FREE bottled water fill up with
discount card up to 5 gallons

Tri-County Water Treatment
& Well Service
110 S.W. 5th Ave.
357-8668
10% Off Any City Water Treatment Paclage


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At the Movies
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The following movies are now -.
showing at the Brahman Theatres *
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Movie times for Friday, July 8,
through Thursday, July 14, are as
follows:
Theatre I "War of the Worlds"
(PG-13) Showtimes: Friday at 7 and
9:10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2,
4:30, 7 and 9:10 p.m. Monday at 3
and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday at 2,4:30,7 and 9:10 p.m.
Theatre II "Fantastic Four"
(PG-13) Showtimes: Friday at 7 and
9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2,
4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday at 3 and
7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday at2, 4:15, 7and9 p.m.
Theatre III "Herbie Fully
Loaded" (PG) Showtimes: Friday
at 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday and Sun-
day at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday
at 3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednes-
day and Thursday at 2,4:15, 7 and 9
p.m.
Tickets are $5 for adults; chil-
dren 12 and under are $4; senior
citizens are $4 for all movies; and,
matinees are $3.50.
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Coast Guard Auxiliary
is active in community


Since its creation by Congress
in 1939, the U.S. Coast Guard Aux-
iliary has served as the civilian,
non-military component of the
Coast Guard. Today, the 33,000
volunteer men and women of the
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary are
active on the waterways and
classrooms in over 2,000 cities
and towns across the nation.
Each year, Auxiliarists (folks just
like you) save almost 500 lives,
assist some 15,000 boaters in dis-
tress, conduct more the 150,000
courtesy safety examinations of
recreation vessels and teach over
500,000 students in boating and
water safety courses. The results
of these efforts save taxpayers
hundreds of millions of dollars
every year. For information, call
(863) 467-3085.
EYDC is in
need of volunteers
Volunteers do make a differ-
ence. This statement is proven
daily by hundreds of private citi-
zens who, as volunteers, enter
juvenile justice programs
throughout the state. The Eckerd
Youth Development Center
(EYDC) needs you to share your
skills or special talents in making
a difference in the lives of trou-
bled youth. Volunteers are need-
ed as tutors, translators, arts and
crafts instructors, mentors, job
preparation and search instruc-
tors, recreation aides and assis-
tance in developing a youth choir.
Wouldn't you like to make a dif-
ference? If so, please contact Rick
Hargraves at EYDC, 7200 U.S.
Hwy. 441 N., Okeechobee, Fl.
34972. (863) 763-2174, ext. 234.
Read library
books online
The Okeechobee County Pub-
lic Library has announced a new
service for those patrons with e-
mail accounts. You can join the
Chapter-A-Day Online Book Club
sponsored by the Friends of the
Okeechobee County Library. All
you need to do is visit the library's
web page at www.heart-
lineweb.org/oke and choose the
link to the Online Book Club. Sim-
ply follow the directions on the
page. You will start receiving
chapters from popular books in
your daily e-mail. After you have
read two or three chapters from a
book, you will begin receiving
chapters from a new one. Each
Monday you will start a new
book. There is no charge for this
service. You don't even need a
library card. All you need is an e-
mail address and five minutes a
day to sample the wonderful
world of reading
Subsidized childcare
enrollment under way
The Okeechobee County
School Readiness Coalition is cur-
rently enrolling eligible children
into subsidized childcare. The
program is currently serving chil-
dren age birth to kindergarten
age. Both parents must be work-
ing or attending some type of
school or training. There is an
income limit based on family size.
Call 1-(866) 273-6340 to be placed
on the waiting list.
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CAR KEYS, SW 16th St. &
28th Ave. (863)763-3134
PUPPY- Found in Basswood.
(772)360-7964 days
(863)634-3453 evenings.


JACK RUSSEL TERRIER- fe-
male, vic of N. Labelle, Ivan
& Alex Blvd.
(863)673-8971. Reward
LOST BULL MASTIFF Mandy
female, purple collar, 75lbs.
Vic of Marshall FielRd about
2 days. (863)675-3931
LOST: cat, gray tiger, w/white
chest & white paws, male,
neutered, vic. of Four Sea-.
sons. (863)763-2692
MINIATURE PINSCHER male
Rambo, blk/bwn w/ blk collar,
10 lbs. Vic. of Kings Bay.
Please Help! (863)467-7634
One man's trash is
another man's treas-
ure. Turn your trash
to treasure with an ad
in the classified,


Black Mouth Cur Mix Pups
2 Females, 71 2 mo old. Free
to good homes.
(863)357-2638
BULL DOG/BLACK MOUSE
CURR- 4 Males, 6 weeks
old. To Good Home Only!
(863)634-0757
DOG- Male,. 3 yrs old Leopard
Curr mix to Good Home Only
Friendly, good w/kids
(863)763-3543
Free to good home, Cham-
pion Bloodline Akita, fem.,
10 mos., reg. w/AKC, shots
up to date. (863)697-6463
KITTENS (5) Black & white
Bob Tail. 6wks old. Males &
females. Free to good
homes (863)357-2638
KITTENS- free to good
homes, (863)763-3543.
RABBIT White male, med
size, 2yrs old, very friendly.
Free to good home only
(863)357-6501
STEPS (2) front and back,
you must haul.
(863)467-2571.
TUB, White, Cast Iron. Free,
you haul. Good use for farm
or outdoors. (863)357-6691


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Employment -
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Employment -
Part-Time 215
Employment
Wanted 220
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Sales 230



CRANE OPERATOR
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DRIVERS
chobee, Belle Glade and Cle-
wiston areas. Flexible week
day hours, must have 1995
or newer 4 door Sedan, Cell
Phone or Nextel a plus. Call
(800)685-4789 Ext 1197
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Start a new career in the much needed field of
nursing as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Complete the
Hospitality Assistant course/training at Okeechobee
Healthcare Facility and become a CNA in 4 weeks. Next
class begins soon. Instructor RN/experienced teacher has
a very high CNA exam passing rate. Qualified CNAs are
then eligible for LPN training. Good benefits.
Apply In Person For Further Details:
406 N.W. 4th Street (863) 357-2442


Professional Cook
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Full Time. (Fri., Sat., Mon., Tues., Wed.)
Good Benefits
Apply At: 406 N.W. 4th Street

Immediate Openings CNAs
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
All shifts: Full/Part Time. Good Benefits.
Apply In Person To:
406 N. W. 4th Street. (863) 357-2442


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IElectrician:
lJourneymen or experienced
IMechanic's. Only serious
'self motivated need apply..
'Must have good driving
Record. Weekly travel
required in FL. Paid travel
Time, overtime Per diem,,
"DFWP Benefits, 401k, Pd'
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!Wilson's Petroleum I
1(772)468-3689

,Electrician:
.Service Electrician for
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Good driving record, DFWP
1Benefits, 401 k,Pd hol & vac
Wilson's Petroleum
'(772)468-3689 1
Exp'd Office Person, knowl-
edge of Quick Books, recon-
ciliation, computer exp. &
phone edicate. Immediate
openings. Call for appt.
Mon-Fri. (863)763-3309
GLAZER NEEDED
Apply in person @
119 SW 5th Ave. or
fax resume to 863-763-9918


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IMMEDIATE OPENING
Part-Time Pharmacist
Pharmaceutical Services
Located at
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Call:
(863) 357-2442
for more information


Pharmacy Consultant
Pharmaceutical Services
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Call (863) 357-2442 for more information


Housekeeping ~ Full Time
Dietary (Kitchen Help)
Activity Aid
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Apply In Person Only At
Business Office, 406 N.W. 4th Street


FLORIDA ECO
TOURIST ATTRACTION
HIRING FOR THE
FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
Equine Director:
Certified in Horsemanship,
CPR and First Aide.
Eco Tour Guide:
w/Background or Interest in
Biology.
Grounds & Maintenance:
Experienced in Irrigation and
Florida Native Plants.
For more information
www.floridaechosafaris.com
To Apply: Call H.R. @
(407)892-5010
8:00 am 4:00 pm.
Monday-Friday.
HELPERS/LABORERS
Needed in Fort Pierce
Top Pay with Benefits
(772)466-2955
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS
Cooks- Full Time Exp. Only
Apply in person after 11:00am
Brahma Bull Restaurant
2405 Hwy 441 SE
Okeechobee, FL
Mill Manager Needed
Needs to be Experienced with
Machinery and Equipment.
Apply at Syfrett Feed Co,
3079 NW 8th Street
Okeechobee


Lawn Service Now Hiring
Must have min. 1 yr. exp.
w/commercial lawn service,
valid dr. lic., over 18, willing
to work long hours. Call
863-467-8001,9-5
MECHANIC Exp'd only. Good
hrly. commission rate @ Ford
Dealership. Okeechobee Motor
Co. @3175 Hwy. 441 S.
OFFICE ASSISTANT
Experience a MUST. Drop off
resume at 105 SW 3rd Ave
Labor Finders
Truck Drivers Needed
Benefits Available. Must have
Class A CDL license. Apply at:
Syfrett Feed Co.,
3079 NW 8th Street
Okeechobee



Palm Beach Post
Newspaper carriers needed
for Okeechobee area. Call
Mike 1-800-932-2489
ext. 3583 Iv. msg.
SECURITY MONITOR
Part Time to answer phones
and monitor front lobby.
GLADES HEALTH
CARE CENTER
Pahokee, Florida
Call: 561-924-5561
Fax: 561-924-9466
Equal Opportunity Employer


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GULF HARVESTING, INC.

LOOKING FOR A HARVESTING
SUPERVISOR
2 TO 3 YEARS EXPERIENCE
BILINGUAL A PLUS
INTERESTED FAX RESUMES TO
239-369-2267


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Money Lenders 31l-
Tax Preparation i15


NOTICE
Independent Newspapers will
never accept any advertise-
ment that is illegal or con-
sidered fraudulent. In all
cases of questionable val-
ue, such as promises of
guaranteed income from
work-at-home programs if
it sounds too good to be
true, chances are that it is.
If you have questions or
doubts about any ad on
these pages, we advise that
before responding or send-
ing money ahead of time,
you check with the Better
Business Bureau at
772-878-2010 for previous
complaints.
Some 800 and 900 telephone
numbers may require an
extra charge, as well as
long distance toll costs. We
will do our best to alert our
reader of these charges in
the ads, but occasionally
we may not be aware of the
charges. Therefore, if you
call a number out of your
area, use caution.

Professional Vending Route
and Equipment. Brand name
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Services



Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed 410
Child Care Of fered415
Instruction 421?
Services Offered425
Insurance 430
Medical Services-135



O'CONNELL
CONSTRUCTION
SERVICES, INC.
License # CBC055264
ERNEST LANCASTER
Screen Rooms, Carports
Room Additions
Aluminum Roof Over
8 634-2044



JACK'S TOP SOIL
Shell Rock & Bob
Cat Work. Call
(863)467-4734


Merchandise


Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines 535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets 'Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins Stamps 570
Collectibles 5'75
Computer'Video 580
Crafts- Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linans & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health 8, Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps. Lights 640
Luggage 6-15
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies.
Equipment 665
Pets' Supplies
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools 8, Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 6.95
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys 9 Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR CONDITIONERS- 5 ton,
reverse cycle, $1000 you
must move. (863)467-2571.
AIR HANDLER, Trane, 2.5 ton,
220 volt, with heat, $150-.
(863)675-5929


AUTH WWII NEW GUINEA
WAR CLUB- asking $ 750
or best offer.
(863)675-2624.
BREAKFRONT/SECRETARY:
Antique, Mahogany. Lots of
storage. Perfect condition.
$500 (863)467-6805
DINING ROOM SET-8pcs
Pecan wood, antique. Very
nice. $1100 (863)675-2969
DINING ROOM TABLE 2
Pedestals, leaf, 4 chairs,
Good condition. Beautiful
Piece. $200.
(302)492-3488
HALL TREE- Oak, with bench.
Umbrella holder & hat
hooks. $1000.
(772)489-6837
TUB, Old Fashioned, White
Porcelain, Claw Feet. Good
condition. $250/best offer,
(863)467-4192/697-8806


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VANITY, Antique, Tri-Fold.
$200 or best offer.
(863)467-4192/697-8806


FREEZER, GE, Upright, with
waorai.iy (in home service),
$250. (863)452-5490



UPRIGHT FREEZER- marble
DR table, stove, sofa bed,
chiome table w/refrig below,
$1700 for all will sep.
(863)634-6446.
WASHER/DRYER Kenmore
:., i. i ,.:. i N. $200
for both or will separate
(863)634-8654
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BUILDING, Metal, 20 gage.
30Wx17x40L, by US Building,
Door opening 16'x16'.
Never assembled. Complete.
Will deliver in Okeechobee
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FIBERGLASS STEPS- New,
For Mobile Home 4 raiser
with railings $300.
(863)467-8005'



EXERSAUCER, BOY BABY
CLOTHES 0-15months.,
Lots of toys, etc. $75 for all,
will sep. 863-447-1141



ROSENTHAL- 8 place setting,
W/Wheat design, gold trim,
Incl. all addl serving pcs.
New, $700. 863-357-2233
looking for a place to
hnr r your hat? Look
no further than the
classified.


CLOTHES- 6-Shirts & 5-pair
of pants. Sizes small & Me-
dium. $60. (863)697-8319
WEDDING DRESS- Mary's In-
formal Collection, Ivory,
new, never worn, Euro size
18, $250 (863)675-2624.


PORCH ROCKER- Old, Alumi-
num & wood. With redwood
finish. $10. (863)983-1848
Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards: Over 300,
some very valuable. $150'
for all, will sep.
(863)824-6781



COMPUTER, HP Flat Screen,
Brand new w/desk. $350.
Must sell! (863)697-2813
DELL COMPUTER- Windows
XP, 256 MB Rarn, Monitor,
Keyboard, Mouse & Lots of
games $150 863-843-0158.
FAX MACHINE New, only
used a couple times, good
condition $110
(863)801-3358






BED, Queen, Complete w/mat-
tress, box springs & frame.
Good condition. $60.
(863)763-8642
BEDROOM SUITE, King Size
Headboard, Dresser, Mirror,
2 side tables & hutch. $500
(863)634-7565
BUNK BEDS Wooden
Very good condition $65
(863)983-2428
CHINA CABINET, 1930 Early
American, solid maple, slight
damage, $125, 600 NW
17th St.
DINING ROOM SET, Table (4
person high top) w/matching
hutch & 4 chairs. $500
(863)824-2617


DRESSER- 8 drawer with mir-
ror. Good condition. $200.
Please call (239)462-3036
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER,
$75 or best offer.
(863)357-3633
LOVE SEAT almost new, ex-
cellent condition, tan floral
$200 (863)635-4690
LOVE SEAT-Oversized, dual
recliner, Burgundy leather,
like new, $550. neg.
(863)634-9620 Okee area
RECLINER COUCH
2 recliners, Royal Blue. 1 yr
old, beautiful cond. $400 or
best offer (863)467-9546
ROUND OAK TABLE- with 2
chairs, 36" round, leaf, $50
or will separate.
(863)763-1059.
SWIVEL ROCKERS (2) Bur-
gundy and mauve, good
condition, $100 will sell sep.
(863)227-6210.
TABLE & 4 CHAIRS- glass
top, asking $70.
(863)675-5090.
TWIN MATTRESS PADS (2)
new magnetic European
Health Concepts. Pd $1270
asking $350 (863)763-8449



CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond.,
good batt/charger, $1599.
(863)697-1350/763-2063.
EASY GO Good cond. good
battery & charger. $799.
Neg. (863)697-1350 or
(863)763-2063.
GOLF CART- Lincoln Town-
car, Good cond. Lights & ra-
dio $1200. Or best offer.
763-4149 or 561-758-4337


BUSHMASTER CARBINE-
AR-15, standard stock, ext.
charging handle/custom trig-
ger $800 863-634-9494
REMINGTON 870- 12 gauge
Black synthetic stock. Great
condition. Takes 2 3/4" & 3"
shells $200. 1863)447-0099


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birth to age nine.


WINCHESTER CARBINE- Sad-
dle rifle Commerative
1866-1966, 30-30, $1000
(863)-447-0058.



Teeter Rotation Hang Up Ta-
ble: For proper body align-
ment. Never used. New!
$250. neg. (863)467-8548



TANNER- Soliel, 28 Sport.
$3000. Call Cathy
863-697-1123



DIRT DEVIL MOP-VAC
New in box, will sacrifice
for only $40. Firm, Cleaning
Made Easy! (863)763-8149
FOOD PROCESSOR
Pro. Strength w/ ex. blades &
access. blend, grind &juice
$50 firm (863)763-8149
TUPPERWARE SETS
BRAND NEW (8) Various
shapes & sizes. $375 for all
or will sep. (863)634-6018


NECKLACE/BRACELET/RINGS
Matching set, Bismark design,
14K gold w/ (3) 14K rings
$370 (863)801-3358 Stacy



WICKER SET 2 chairs & a
table OK condition $25
(863)983-2246


HANDICAPPED SCOOTER-
runs good, with charger,
$350 (863)763-6630.
SCOOTER Space Saver, 3
wheel, good condition $650
(863)357-8788


GLASS SHOWCASES (2)-
$150 or will sell separate,
call 863-763-8707 or see at
620 S Parrott Ave.
RAILROAD CROSS TIES- 100,
$800. Will separate.
(863)801-1666
SEEKING BASS PLAYER
For Okeechobee Area
Christian Blues Band
Call Jerry (863)467-6793



CAROUSEL ORGAN- '60's, by
Allen, w/attachments, great
cond. $750 neg.
(863)801-6149.
DULCIMER, Wooden, Hand-
crafted. Like new. Includes
case. Must sell! $275. or
best offer. (863)467-8548


AMERICAN BULLDOG PUP-
Male, no papers. $200.
(863)634-7108
BIRD DOGS (4)
English Pointer,
Ready to hunt. $500.
(863)697-2969
BOSTON TERRIER PUPPIES,
Approx. 8 wks. old. Pure bred.
Males. Shots/Wormed. $350.
(863)673-2260/674-1322
BURMESE PYTHON, 12 Ft.,
Female, Very tame. $300 or
best offer. (863)228-7230
COCKATIEL'S (11) Grown
birds. $330 for all, will sep.
(772)597-5387
COLUMBIAN BOA
4V/2 ft long, w/aquarium. $75
or best offer (239)867-1558
JACK RUSSELL PUPPIES
Both parents on premises.
3 males. Shots & Wormed.
$200.863-673-5370 LaBelle
JAVA FINCH'S (Grays) 2
months old. 1 pair. Includes
cage. $50 Call after 5pm.
(863)983-7625
MACAW, Blue & Gold w/5'
5"x3' cage, 5 years old. Hand
raised. Talking. Does Not
Curse. $1000 (863)634-7769


RABBIT in cage, house trained
$25 (863)635-4690
TRITON COCKATOO: Rare, Fe-,
male, Great pet. Very lovable
w/large cage & access. $1800
neg. (863)228-7230



HOT TUB- 6 seats, new cost
$3100. Good condition.
selling for $900.
(863)467-8005
JACUZZI, 8x8 6 Person. Good
condition w/ cover. $1000
or best offer 863-634-5943
SOLANA SPA- 2 person, Ex-
cellent shape Jets on both
seats. Cost $4000. asking
$2500. (239)657-9195



POOL TABLE- World Leisure
Championship Tournament
size, rack, balls, chalk,
brush, good cond., $550
(863)357-1572..



CD/MP3 PLAYER, Alpine,
w/XM Satellite Radio tuner &
Antenna, $300.
(863)763-9756
SPEAKERS, JL AUDIO, 5x7,
new in box & Alpine Equaliz-
er, new in box, $225 will sell
sep. (863)763-9756



COLORED TV's- RCA 32",
Samsung 27", & Advent 27",
$485. Will sep. Call for de-
tails. Okee 305-304-4538
OUTSIDE TV ANTENNA Com-
plete w/mast & rotor. Good
shape. $150 or best offer.
(863)467-8856


GENERATOR 5500 watts, 110
& 220 volts, electric start,
batt. charger, like new cond.
$1150(863)467-4328
WELDER, Electric, Miller, Blue
Star 2E. & Small electric air
compressor on 2 wheel trail-
er. $1500 (863)675-8074



Vacuum with Shampooer,
Rainbow, hypoallergenic,
new $2300, asking $500,
600 NW 17th St.


PAYING TOP DOLLAR FOR:
US Coins & Currency
collections. Please call
(419)688-1669
WANTED TO BUY
UNOPENED surplus diabetic
test strips, etc.
(419)946-1008

Agriculture



Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed.Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry,-Supplies 860
Seeds,,/Plants/
Flowers 865



HARNESS, Single horse,
leather, never used, used to
pull a wagon, $125.
(863)675-4098
HORSE TRAILER- 2 horse, all
aluminum, good tires, extra
tall, new floor, needs paint.
$2500 neg (561)719-3641.


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Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 10-25
Hunting Property 1031)
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050)
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection'1060
Real Estate Wantedl1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080



OKEECHOBEE, Cozy 3 Bdrm.,
2 Ba, Single family. Beautiful
Home Built in 2003. $175,000
(863)697-3096 for more info.


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YAMAHA TW 200 Dual Sport,
with trailer hitch carrier, ex-
cellent cond., $1800.
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HORSES, 12 yr. old, Appaloo-
sa Mare. Good w/kids. May
be in foal. Good 4-H project.
$1500 (863)634-7801
MARE, 5 yrs. old. Not broke,
14.3 Hands. $500
(863)763-3631
MARE, Quarter Horse, 10
years old. Runs barrels. Kid
safe. $1200 (863)763-3631
QUARTER HORSE GELDING-
12 yrs old, Experienced rid-
er. $1500. (863)634-7769.
REG PASO FINO MARE,-
12yrs old, smooth gait. does
it all, $2300 (863)763-1504.
THOROUGHBRED GELDING-
11 yr old, black w/ white
face, w/ papers, $1200.
(863)467-9212



EDGER, MCLANE, 3 hp., 4
wheel, B & S Engine w/2extra
blades. Only 10 hours, like
new. $175 (863)983-4397
FERTILIZER SPREADER
holds up to 150lbs, tow be-
hind, mechanical wheel
$225 (863)675-2969
LAWN MOWER Craftsman
42" cut, new blades, battery &
belts w/weedeater. $400
both (863)697-6446
PRESSURE WASHER, EX-CEL
2200 PSI, Honda Engine, 5.0
hp., New power head. Asking
$300. (863)467-7404
RAIL ROAD TIES FOR SALE:
Approx. 200. $1400 for all,
will sep. Will Deliver
(863)357-6202
RIDING MOWER -Sears Best
44" cut, sun top, bumper &
extras. Pd $3000 asking
$1400 (863)763-8449
RIDING MOWER- 12HP with
rass catcher, runs good,
400 (863)635-3465.


BABY DUCKS: For Sale
(863)467-3841
FAINTING GOAT, Exotic, Ten-
nessee, black & white, make
Seat pets or lawnmowers,
150. (863)675-4098
LIVESTOCK TRAILER
Ideal for horses & livestock
$500 (561)236-8708 anytime

Rentals



Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos'
Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 9415
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent 9601



TOWNHOUSE- 2br, 2ba
2 story. Building is 1 yr old
$850 mo (863)634-7722



TAYLOR CREEK CONDO: 2/1
Waterview, Furnished w/
Screened porch, boat slip,
pool, tennis. $1200 mo.
(863)634-8757.


HOUSE FOR RENT
3 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$900 per month
1st, Last, $500 Security
Call 863-763-2262
OKEECHOBEE, 3 Bdrm., 2 Ba.,
Avail. in August. 2 Car Garage.
Cathedral Ceilings. Nice neigh-
borhood. 863-467-2541


Professional single male, 49,
college graduate, employed,
quiet. Seeking rental on lake or
canal w/lake access. Good
view a plus. Moving 6/30.
Day (800)633-5953 ext. 1360
Evening (205)248-6696


OKEECHOBEE- Private
BR/bath, full use of home,
satellite TV, cleaning service,
all util incld. $500/mo.
863)467-6577 9-5 M-F or
863)357-1426 eve/week-
ends.
ROOMMATE WANTED: Male
or Female, No children,No
Pets, $400 mo. inclds every-
thing (863)228-3887

Real Estate



Business Places
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos


DIXIE RANCH ACRES- Cleared
1 acre, with oak tiees. For
information Call
(863)763-1090
OKEECHOBEE- Vacant Com-
mercial/Industrial 200'x315'
In City limits. Call Don
863-610-0139/634-2562
Price reduced/Make offer


LOT FOR SALE:
Basswood Estates
Approx. 1/4 acre. $26,500.
By owner. (407)973-6503

Mobile Homes



Mobile Home Lots 20o'
Mobile Home Paris '01h
Mobile Homes Rent )201 :.
Mobile Homes Sale '202



Located in mobile home park
1br, 1ba, all new modern
appliances $9,995
(239)671-2015
Located in mobile home park
2br, 1ba $7995 or best offer
(239)671-2015
TAYLOR CREEK LODGE- 2br,
deck, dock, boat slip, Florida
Room, shop, CA, new appli-
ances, 20' Pontoon Boat,
$30,000. (863)763-0675.

Recreation



Boats 30'-
Campers RVs ,ij .I
Jet Skiis '01l1.
Marine Accessories J')?0
Marine Miscellaneous 0_'2
Motorcycles (I 'I
Sport Vehicles ATVs 303.



AIR BOAT '00 -13ft fbrgls, Big
0 Hull w/polymer btm, 160
Lycoming. 232 hrs, Great
cond.$7000 (863)673-1068
BOAT, 14', Aluminum w/'01
trailer & 5.5 hp, Johnson
0/B, Seats, Trolling motor.
$1000 (863)763-6069
BOAT, 17 Ft., Completely
remodeled, 135 hp Mariner,
Bimini Top. $3900
(863)673-4405
CANOE, Grumann, electric,
17', aluminum, with electric
motor, $350.
(863)467-0085
CATFISH BOAT, 21'- 70HP
Tohatsu, new trir, $4000 or
best offer. (863)357-4595
Ron.
COBRA 15 Ft., F/F, D/F, 80 hp
Mercury 0/B. w/trailer.
$1800 (706)578-2053
FIBERCRAFT 18ft w/ 115
Evinrude, fish finder, live
well, Bimini top. Needs work
$1100(863)357-1796
FIBERGLASS BOAT- 14ft w/
9.9 Johnson nds minor carb
work, trolling motor, trailer
$800 neg. (863)227-6210
MERCURY '01, 25 HP, electric
start, 0/B Motor, 2006 war-
ranty. Perfect cond. $2000.
(863)697-1645.
MONARCH ALUM BOAT, 15'-
Front platform 30HP Evin-
rude, tiller trir, $1800 neg.
(863)697-2969.


SCHOOL BUS CAMPER: $300
(706)578-2053



BASS BOAT SEATS (2) pad-
ded gray plastic, fold down,
$70 will sell separate.
(863)697-0104.
BIMINI TOP, Blue, Good con-
dition, clean. Stainless Steel
Frame. $200.



PLASTIC GAS TANK -28 gal.
reat for generator, boat, etc.
50(863)697-6812
PROPELLER, Stick, For Air
Boat, 72x48,
$250.(863)528-1894




TRAILER HITCH- for boat or
trailer, off a '95 Windstar,
bolts on, cost $120 asking
$80.(863)610-0521.


DIRT BIKE- Kawasaki KX100,
'02, Excellent shape. $1800.
or best offer.

SUZUKI NINJA, '86- tune up,
strong running bike, looks
good, $2000.
(863)467-1704/634-5833.
TRIUMPH CLASSIC, '73-
black, $2500.
(863)674-0898.


FORD BRONCO- '79, for parts
only. $300. (863)763-5147
FORD RANGER-'98, Wrecked,
Hit on the drivers front side.
No damage to motor, Low
mi. $1000.863-634-2077
ISUZU PUP- '85, For parts on-
ly. $150. (863)763-5147
RIMS & TIRES- 4, AKUZA 20"
good condition $800 or best
offer (863)763-3349 Ask for
Patiick
TAILLIGHTS, for 1994-1998
Chevy Cavalier, $50 or best
offer. (863)697-9154
TIRES & RIMS (5), brand new
Goodyear, from 2005 Jeep,
P2157R15, $500.
(863)763-1457
TIRES (4) 17" R6517. Rare
Deal! Asking $180.
(863)397-6598


GO CART, 2 Seater, 5.5 hp en-
gine. $350 or best ofler.
(863)227-2600
SUZUKI 50- 4 Wheeler, Runs
good. $700.(863)467-6901
YAMAHA GHIZZLY 600 2000
4 Whir w/on command 4 wd,
wench & iear basket. 450
mis. $3500 (863)532-9479

Automobiles

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Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment ,1'- .
Foreign Cais 4.l.,
Four Wheel Drive -l,,
Heavy Duty Trucks -1'.0
Parts Repairs -l4'.I
Pickup Trucks 0i'" i'
Sport Utility 4":'
Tractor Trailers 4Ji',.i
Utility Irailers .1., '
Vans 40/0



CADILLAC DEVILLE, '88, a/c,
cloth top, rear tire, runs
great, 91k, $2100 or best
offer.(863)990-6398 aft 5
CADILLAC SEVILLE, '91-
white, 4dr, leather, clean,
$2500 (863)674-0898.
CAVALIER WAGON- '93,
needs work. $300.
(863)610-0415
CHEVY CAMARO Z 28 '95
Small amount of damage, 97k
orig mi, 3 owner car, runs
gd $2500 (772)971-7660
CHRYSLER NEW YORKER
'89, 4dr, 83K mi, good cond.
white, $1000 or best offer
(863)697-3090
CORVETTE- '85, excellent
condition, strong running,
$9500. (863)357-4595 Ron
DODGE INTREPID, '99, exc.
cond., multiple CD player,
$4150. Contact Bill McDo-
nald (863)635-1169 or
(863)679-0110
FORD ESCORT- '91, Runs
Great $500.(863)302-1818
HONDA CIVIC, '92- good con-
dition, needs minor engine
work, $2500.
(863)675-5090.
MITSUBISHI MIRAGE 1992,
Needs fuel pump. $600 or
best offer. (863)357-3633
MOBILE CAR DETAILING
EQUIPMENT- complete,
franchise also available,
$1500 (863)557-6300.
OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SU-
PREME 1996, Black, A/C,
CD. Runs good. $2000
(863)634-0618
PONTIAC GRAND AM, '99,
exc. cond., $3,000.
(863)763-8989
PONTIAC SUNBIRD, '98,
29,000 miles, $1000 or best
offer. 863-763-6469 days,
863-763-0506 eves.
PONTIAC TRANS AM, '87,
Sports car or collector, one
owner, gold on black, 305
V8, auto, digital dash, t-tops,
85k mi., $7000.
(863)612-0009
SUZUKI SAMARI '85 AND '88-
asking $1500 or best offer
for both (772)519-2256.
TOYOTA TERCEL 1983,
4 cyl. Gas saver. Very clean
car. $700 or best offer.
(863)675-2598 Lv. msg
TOYOTA TERCEL, '90, stan-
dard, a/c, $800.
(863)467-6277



CHEVY BLAZER TAHOE 1992,
4 door, A/C, CD, Runs good.
$2000 (863)634-0618
DODGE DAKOTA 2000- Crew
cab, 4x4, 5.9/360, auto,
109K, all power, $8900.
(863)763-2156.
FORD EXPLORER SPORT '97,
4X4, Loaded, 2 Dr., Needs

FORD F150 1999 4X4, Cold
Air. $5500 or best offer.
(863)634-4076
FORD F250 2003, 4x4, 4 dr.,
auto., 0/D, PS, PB, 8' Bed.
FM, goose neck hitch, tint,
29K $23,500. (772)260-9701
FORD RANGER P/UP 1983,
4x4, 2.8 V6, Runs good. Own-
er purchased new truck. Must
sell. $1300 (863)381-0432
JEEP Grand Wagoneer- '84,
Camo paint job runs & looks
good $2500.
(863)673-0920.


CLUB CAR, '95, Kawasaki
eng., no carb., good trans.,




CHEVY FRONT CLIP, '85,
complete with hood, fen-
ders, etc., dual headlights,
$375. (772)519-3979


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TIRES (4) Bart Wheels,
14x15, 8 lug w/36" Swam-
per's. $600. (863)528-1894
TIRES (4) Copper Discover
ASP, Fits SUV or Truck.
255/70R16. Brand new
cond. $400 (863)763-0465
TONNEAU COVER, Fiberglass,
Lockable, Fits Dodge Ram
1500. Like new. $700 or
best offer. (863)697-3463
TOW HlfCH frame mounted
Draw lite, for full size Ford
ti uck or SUV $40
(863)697-6812
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TRAILER HITCH- for boat or
trailer, off a '95 Windstar,
bolts on, cost $120 asking
$80. (863)610-0521.
TRANSMISSION, Rebuilt,
2000 /12 Ton 2 vid, Pickup
Truck. $400 or best offer.
(863)467-8856
WHEELS & TIRES from '04
Expedition, 18", 6 lug, $500
or best offer (863)675-8356


CAMPER TOP- 8', P/U Long
bed. $150. (863)697-9113
CAMPER TOP- for 8ft bed
pickup, $50.
(863)675-8760.
CHEVY S10- '94, Long bed,
White, power brakes steer-
ing, A/C $2500. or rea-
sonable offer 863-634-9783
DODGE RAM CHARGER '85
$800 (863)634-3896
FORD F150 1990, New Drive
Shaft, Tires. Good trans &
A/C. High miles. $850 As
Is. (863)763-2756
FORD F150, '89- XLT Lariat
pkg, $3500 or best offer.
(863)357-4595. Ron
FORD F150 P/U 1989, Needs
motor. $1200 or best offer.
(863)634-4104
FORD F250, '95- 6 cyl, AC, 2
fuel tanks, camper top,
$2500 (863)467-0139.
FORD RANGER XLT 1998, 4
cyl., 5 spd., pwr. locks/win.
Runs good. $1800 Call Matt
@ (863)673-0354
NISSAN P/U '92
Good condition, low miles,
$3000 (863)634-3896
TOOL BOX- 5' inside dimen-
sion, heavy duty, for pickup.
$40. (863)675-8760.


FORD EXPLORER, '97- 4x4,
runs great, $4000 or best
offer. (863)234-1522.


FLAT BED TRAILER- Goose
Neck Dove Tail. 18', Heavy du-
ty. $1250. (772)489-6837
FLAT BED UTILITY TRLR-
20ft, dual axle, pressure
treated decking, $800
(863)228-3887.
HAULMARK- 5'x8', Enclosed,
White $1950.
(561)818-4551
Utility Trailer, 7 ton, 16 ft., GI
Hitch, new tires, metal floor,
$1200. (863)697-2076 aft 5
pm
FORD ECONOMY VAN '85
6cyl, first $300 takes it
(863)675-1945
MAZDA MPV '90 7 psgr,
6cyl, auto, a/c, good body &
tires, grt interior $1700
(863)467-6805


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